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Egyptian Clerics Say Female Circumcision Un-Islamic

...hs, was banned in 1997 but doctors were allowed to operate "in exceptional cases." Health Minister Hatem al-Gabali has no decided to ban every doctor and member of the medical profession, in public or private establishments, from carrying out a clitoridectomy, a ministry spokesman told AFP on Thursday. A...

Yawning Actually Helps You Keep Awake

...d cool blood to the brain during a yawn, making it operate more efficiently. So rather than promoting sleep, yawning may help keep us awake. The researchers have also explained why yawns are so contagious. The New York researchers say that contagious yawning is an evolved protective mechanism in our brain ...

A Mechanical Prosthetic Close to the Real Thing

...dexterity: Enough to grip (and swing) a golf club, operate a keyboard or even play musical instruments. When the wearer bends the remaining portion of his or her finger, the tight fit causes it to depress a lever on the X-Finger, articulating the device in proportion to the pressure exerted. The precisio...

Electronic Medical Records can Pay You Within 16 Months

...st year, it cost about 114,016 dollars annually to operate the new system, which translates to a savings of 279,546 dollars a year for the medical center, or 9,983 dollars per provider....

Dog Fighting in the US: Bloody, Illegal and Booming

...to 40,000 dog fight fans in the United States, who operate underground and use the Internet to help organize events. On Tuesday, Atlanta Falcons star quarterback Michael Vick -- the second-highest paid player in the National Football League -- was charged by a federal grand jury with having trained and pro...

Hot Tips for Keeping Your PC Cool in Summer

...n and make sure that all internal fans spin up and operate consistently. You should see two or three internal fans in your average computer - usually one fan is over the central processor, while another may be located atop the graphics card, into which your monitor cable usually plugs. Second, try to locat...

'Hi, can You Hear Me? I'm at 30,000 Feet'

...of now is that we'll have pan-European approval to operate before the end of 2007," he added. Some companies in SouthEast Asia and the Middle East are expected to begin installing the OnAir equipment in 2008, but the more complicated markets of Japan and the United States will have to wait until 2009. AirA...

Greek Heatwave Kills Two

...om the authorities. "I call on housewives not to operate their appliances simultaneously between (peak hours of) 11am and 3pm," said Development Minister Dimitris Sioufas. Hospitals around the country have been placed on alert and municipalities are keeping cooled public facilities open for those without...

Egypt Outlaws All Female Circumcision

...hs, was banned in 1997 but doctors were allowed to operate "in exceptional cases". Health Minister Hatem al-Gabali has decided to ban every doctor and member of the medical profession, in public or private establishments, from carrying out a clitoridectomy, a ministry press official told AFP. Any circumc...

INVEGA Receives Marketing Authorization In EU For Treatment Of Schizophrenia

...t your driving ability; therefore, do not drive or operate machines before talking to your healthcare professional. Avoid alcohol while on INVEGA. INVEGA may affect alertness and motor skills; use caution until the effect of INVEGA is known. INVEGA may make you more sensitive to heat. You may have troubl...

Brickbats And Bouquets For U.S Prison Healthcare In-Charge

...testinal fortitude." "It's the receiver's job to operate this system, and I suppose it's not surprising that there's a lot of resentment, especially by elected officials who are used to being able to control everybody they come in contact with," Sillen said. As for complaints about the speed of improveme...

Nurturing Our Nurses for Healthcare Par Excellence

...r families. Nurses need to feel safe and secure to operate in their environment, and healthcare policies must cater to this need. Success Stories Many countries have bucked the trend by reworking their health policies. For instance, United Kingdom, Canada, Thailand and Uganda have implemented a sea...

Natural-Birth Centers In U.S Pulling Down The Shutters

...rth centers are hit particularly hard because they operate on slimmer profit margins than most physicians, midwives says. Some cite problems unique to midwifery, including the growing popularity of C-sections, which they don't perform. Moreover, unlike obstetricians and gynecologists, midwives can't offset...

Clock Gene Plays Role in Weight Gain, Study Finds

...eloping obesity. Clock genes in the bodys organs operate in conjunction with a central time keeper in the brain, the hypothalamic suprachiasmatic nucleus, but also work somewhat independently, resulting in a complex system of oscillators regulating various functions of the body. Scientists are working to...

Hyperactivity and Poor Academic Success Linked to Common Genetic Influences

... to which common genetic and environmental factors operate across hyperactivity and achievement in nearly 2,000 7-year-old pairs of twins taking part in the U.K.-based Twins Early Development Study. In the study, both parents and teachers provided ratings of twins' hyperactive behaviour problems (e.g., re...

UW Establishes Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center

...st and stem cell researcher Timothy Kamp, and will operate under the joint auspices of the UW-Madison Graduate School and the UW School of Medicine and Public Health. "We're going to cover all of stem cell biology and regenerative processes," Svendsen says, keeping a broad focus on stem cells ranging from ...

Denial of Treatment for HIV Infected Child Sparks Outrage

... but doctors at the NRS Medical College refused to operate and referred him to MCH without assigning any reason. According to Sonu's father Siraj, at MCH he was examined in the special HIV cell, sent to the paediatric surgery department and finally referred to the premier SSKM. The game continued, and SS...

Shortage of Doctors and Nurses Affects AIDS Treatment in Africa

... but don't provide for health workers' salaries to operate them. It said the U.S. Millennium Challenge Account has committed an $140 million to improve physical infrastructure at health facilities. But no plans have been made to recruit the 600 additional health care workers needed to staff the facilities....

Breast Reduction Surgery Among Boys Rising in US

... such, she said, It is very important that one not operate on a child who is still in puberty. If surgery is done too early, she said, the hormones that caused the initial breast enlargement may still be active and cause ongoing breast development after surgery. While gynecomastia in young men is most often ...

Bio-latrine Cleans Up Kenyan Slum and the Environment

...ling slum. Several community-based organizations operate ordinary latrines in Kibera but Gachanja said they earn a paltry income because they are so expensive to maintain - the septic tank must be cleared once a week that costs about $50. But since the human waste in a bio-latrine must be conserved for m...

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